From BecomeAlum, a VT KnowledgeWorks member company:
"Peripatetic Advising: How Socrates, Advising, and Running Shoes Influence Student Success," a paper by BecomeAlum's president and co-founder, Christina M. McIntyre, was published by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) as its lead article in Academic Advising Today Volume 34, Number 2, June 2011.
BecomeAlum is an online academic planning tool for college students. BecomeAlum guides college students through the complexities of meeting degree requirements. From freshman year through graduation, and even graduate school, BecomeAlum keeps students on track to meet their academic goals, helping them "Dream, Plan, Realize."
BecomeAlum co-founders Jim and Christina McIntyre were featured in the Rackspace Tech Showcase on Handshake 2.0, Christina McIntyre was a guest on Smart College Visit's CampusChat, and Suzanne Shaffer wrote a commentary on the BecomeAlum session of CampusChat in The importance of academic advising. You can read more about BecomeAlum on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks.
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